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Conservation Use Assessment - Thursday, February 21, 2013
There have been some new law changes to the Conservation Use Assessment program. read more ...

Change of Assessment Notice - Thursday, February 21, 2013
Taxpayers who appealed their 2013 assessment will receive a second Change of Assessment notice. If Change was printed on your notice you will have 30 day to re-appeal your assessment in writing to the Board of Equalization. If No Change was printed on your notice the appeal will be automatically forwarded to the Board of Equalization. read more ...

Forest Land Protection Act - Thursday, February 21, 2013
If you have more than 200 contiguous acres you may be eligible for additional exemptions through the Land Protection Act. read more ...

Do you disagree with your Fair Market Value? - Thursday, February 21, 2013
Any Effingham County taxpayer who disagrees with their current fair market value has the opportunity to file a property tax return between January 1 and  April 1. read more ...

 
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 Due to new security measure you will now have to enter the building using the rear entrance located on North Oak Street. There is parking located on both sides of the building and at the entrance on Oak Street.
                                        

 
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As of March 5, 2012 the Tax Assessors Office can no longer accept tax returns, or appeals by fax or email.  We will continue to accept returns and appeals by US Postal service, or in person at our office.

  
 
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Did you file for Homestead!
Property owners can apply for homestead exemption year round; however the application must be filed by April 1, 2014 to be applied for the 2014 digest year. Any applications received after that date will be applied to 2015. The taxpayer must own the land and building and live on the property on January 1, 2014 to meet the requirements for filing for homestead exemption. Only one homestead exemption may be granted for on immediate family group. Annual applications are not required. Homeowners over the age of 62 my qualify for additional exemptions.
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What We Do

It is the responsibility of the Board of Tax Assessors to make sure that all personal property and all real property have been returned for taxation at the proper valuation. It is the duty of the county appraisal staff to make appraisals of the fair market value of all taxable property; maintain tax records and maps for the county; prepare annual assessments of taxable property; mail assessment notices; inspect mobile homes to determine if the proper decal is displayed; and provide information to the Georgia Department of Revenue as requested.

The Board of Tax Assessors meet the first Monday of every month
(Canceled or Postponed meetings will be published 24 hours before the scheduled meeting)

 
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The Board of Tax Assessors will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday September 15, 2014 at 4:30 PM. The meeting will be held at the Administrative Complex, located at 601 North Laurel St., Springfield, Ga. 31329. 
 
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Effingham County Board of Tax Assessors
901 N. Pine St. Suite 106
Springfield, GA 31329

Send Correspondence to: 
901 N. Pine St. Suite 106
Springfield, GA 31329

 Phone: 912-754-2125
 Fax: 912-754-9506

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM 
Closed on Government Holidays.              

Board of Tax Assessors
Loyd L. Trimm, Chairman
Tim Mathews, Vice-Chairman
Bonny L. Gnann
Brad Green
Lowell Morgan
 
 Chief Appraiser 
Janis Z. Bevill  
                             
 
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